Allen, Christopher Lee Cody (Lyerly)

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Christopher Lee Cody Allen, 22, of Lyerly, Ga., died on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Mr. Allen was born in Rome, Ga., on June 20, 1990, son of Doris Perkins Allen and the late Lee Randolph “Randy” Allen. He was a 2008 graduate of Gaylesville High School, where he excelled in their football program. Mr. Allen attended the United By Faith Baptist Church and was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, hike and fish. He was employed with the Georgia Department of Corrections at the Hays State Prison and was a member of the Georgia Correctional Officers Foundation. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his father, Randy Allen and a niece, Jazmine Alese Nichols.

Chris is survived by his mother, Doris Allen; sisters, Jennifer Lee Nichols of Rome and Sarah Elizabeth Allen; girlfriend, Andrea Starrett; Special Nieces, Marissa and Myracle Nichols; and a number of Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.

Funeral services for Chris will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Mason Funeral Home with Reverend Barry Brown and Reverend Douglas Crumbley officiating. Interment will follow in the Johnson Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Shane Hatcher, Matthew Jackson, Kevin Daniel, Jason Brewster, Lamar Hall, and Stetson Thomas. Honorary Pallbearers will be Joel Lewis, Johnny Hudson, John Cox, Mac Cox, Matt Burgess, Lt. Randy Reed and all of his co-workers at Hays State Prison.

Mr. Allen will lie in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the Family will receive friends on Monday, Nov. 12, from 6-8 p.m. 


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